Identifying Black-capped Gnatcatchers

Separating Black-capped Gnatcatchers from the more numerous Blue-gray Gnatcatchers can be a real challenge. Voice is a key field mark, but good descriptions and recordings of Black-capped Gnatcatcher vocalizations have until recently been in short supply. We’ll try to alleviate some of the confusion today. [Read more]

Eastern and Western Blue-gray Gnatcatchers

The Blue-gray Gnatcatcher sounds different in the West than it does in the East. However, the differences in song are not well understood by most birders, nor particularly well described in most field guides. [Read more]